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Mangave Lavender Lady

(Mad About Mangave® Collection) This hybrid perennial sports dusty purple ovate leaves that form beautiful spiky rosettes delicately dotted with burgundy. Over time the leaves fade to green, appearing bicoloured, and are much less thorny than its agave parent. Slow growth rate. 

Blooms mid-spring
0.5-1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant 

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Zone Zone 8
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
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Airy spikes of coral plumes with a sweet honey-mint scent, and the foliage is as aromatic as the flower. Very short/dwarf and compact habit.

Blooms from early summer until fall
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Drought tolerant
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant

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(Pretty Poppers Series) Semi-double blooms that appear to have an ombré effect; the flowers emerge in a variety of pink shades, with petals that fade from white to an intense pink-blush, each with an apple-red centre. They grow on tall, sturdy stems that rise above thin, blue-silver foliage. Compact mounding habit.

Blooms spring to early summer
8-10″ tall x 16-20″ spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant
High salt tolerance

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Dense tufts of fine, blue green blades form a compact mound, with upright flower plumes appearing in the summer. The leaves retain their colour all season. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring to mid summer
0.75-1 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
Heat tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Salt tolerant

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This charming perennial features large round pincushion-like flowers bearing ruby-red petals and white stamens atop tall thin branching stems, and foliage of lightly lobed, deep green leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant

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(Rock ‘n Low™ Series) This mat-forming, succulent perennial features variegated leaves of gray-green with creamy yellow margins, and sunny yellow flowers. Moderate growth rate. Sport of ‘Little Miss Sunshine’.

Blooms late summer to early fall
6-8 in tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Salt tolerant
Groundcover

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(Chick Charms® Series) This succulent perennial features a large rosette bearing blue green pointed leaves with fine cilia on the edges that becomes burgundy in cooler weather. The large rosette- “Hen”- will produce small offshoots – “chicks”-, hence its common name. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to midsummer
2 in tall x 10-12 in spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Salt tolerant
Groundcover

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This deciduous succulent features long, wavy, silvery blue-green leaves spotted with a deep burgundy purple, giving the illusion of chocolate chips. While the leaves are succulent, they are more pliable than agave, and don’t die after they bloom either! Slow growth rate. 

Blooms mid-spring
0.5-.75 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to 10°F (-28.9°C)
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant 

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(Mad About Mangave® Collection) This hybrid perennial succulent sports silvery blue-green sword-like leaves that are dotted with purple spots, which appear more contrasting when exposed to longer periods of sunlight. The spiny arms are much less thorny than its agave parent.  Slow growth rate. 

Blooms mid-spring
0.5-1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant 

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